CORFLEX GLOBAL ORTHOTIC FITTER COURSE

ABC certification is the highest standard of excellence for professionals providing orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic patient care and technical services. What is an ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics?

An ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics (CFo) is a health care professional specifically educated and trained in the provision of certain orthoses. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management. An ABC certified fitter-orthotics is competent to practice orthotics within a scope of practice that is specific to fitting certain custom fitted, prefabricated and off-the-shelf orthoses.

Scope of Practice
ABC’s Certified Fitter-orthotics Scope of Practice​​ details the specific functions of a certified orthotic fitter. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.

Additionally, the Certified Fitter-orthotics is required to support and conform to the Code of Professional Responsibility which promotes and assures the overall welfare of the patient and the integrity of the profession.

Credential
Once you have met the ABC requirements and passed the certification exam, you will be awarded the Certified Fitter-orthotics (CFo) credential.

Approved Orthotic Fitter Pre-Cert Courses
​​You must complete an ABC approved pre-certification course as part of your eligibility requirement for taking the exam. Click here for more information.

Course Details

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide a knowledge base to help the student become a successful Orthotic Fitter.  This will be a live learning program where the student will watch and listen to each lecture and take the corresponding quiz. All quizzes will be given directly to the instructors for grading and feedback. There will be a live portion of the course where fitting labs will be completed. Fitting assessment assignments will be given at that time. Case studies will be completed and reviewed by the instructors so that the student can receive feedback.  

The final exam given at the end of the live coursewill include 100 questions covering all the sections of this course. Exam should be passed with a grade of 70% or higher 

Meet the Instructors

Dianah Shelley
VP of Clinical Services & Solutions
Kerriann Catlaw, PhD
Chief Strategy Officer
Ryan Stoorza
VP of Clinical Sales

Dates & Locations

Dates: June 10th – 13th

Time: 8:00am -8:00pm

Location: Virtual (Teams)

Class Size: 15

Dates: September 16th – 19th

Time: 8:00am -8:00pm

Location: Virtual (Teams)

Class Size: 15

Dates: November 11th – 14th

Time: 8:00am -8:00pm

Location: Virtual (Teams)

Class Size: 15

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